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averse
(adj.) having a deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
Synonyms: disinclined, loath
Antonyms: favorably disposed, eager, keen
i am disinclined toward memorizing verses
belligerent
(adj.) given to fighting, warlike; combative aggressive
(n.)one at war, one engaged in war
Synonyms: (adj.) assertive, truculent, pugnacious
Antonyms: peaceful, conciliatory, placid
people with big bellies are not peaceful
extol
(v.) to praise extravagantly
S: glorify, applaud, acclaim, hail
A: criticize, belittle, disparage
try to praise your exes
holocaust
(n) a large-scale destruction, especially by fire; a vast slaughter; a burnt offering
S: conflagration, devastation, annihilation
A: deluge, inundation
impetus
(n) a moving force, impulse, stimulus
S: impulse, incentive, spur
A: curb, hindrance, impediment, constraint
imps stimulate my imagination
meticulous
(adj) extremely careful, particular about details
S: fastidious, painstaking, fussy
A: carelss, negligent, sloppy
nostalgia
(n) a longing for something past; homesickness
tepid
(adj.) lukewarm; unenthusiastic, marked by an absence of interest
S: insipid, halfhearted, wishy-wash
A: heated, excited, enthusiastic
quintessence
(n) the purest essence or form of something; the most typical example
S: paragon, exemplar
retrogress
(v) to move backward; to return to an earlier condition
S: revert, degenerate, decline
A: advance, evolve, progress
we went back to the retro era
scrutinize
(v) to examine closely
S: inspect, pore over
A: skim, scan, glance at
amicable
(adj.) peaceable, friendly
Synonyms: congenial, neighborly, cordial
Antonyms: hostile, antagonistic
amable means nice in spanish
adroit
(adj.) skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
Synonyms: clever, deft, dextrous, slick
Antonyms: clumsy, inept, all thumbs
adding requires you to be skillful and adroit
benevolent
(adj.) kindly, charitable
Synonyms: benign, well-meaning
Antonyms: malicious, spiteful, malevolent
cursory
(adj.) hasty, not thorough
Synonyms: quick, superficial, perfunctory
Antonyms: thorough, painstaking, careful
I cursed becuase I was not thorough
duplicity
(n.) treachery, deceitfulness
Synonyms: fraud, double-dealing, chicanery
the duplicity of duple meter
feasible
(adj.) possible, able to be done
S: workable, practicable, viable
A: unworkable, impractical
grimace
(n.) a wry face, facial distortion
(v.)to make a wry face
S: (n)pained expression, facial contortion
A: (n.) smile, grin; (v.) beam
impervious
(adj) not affected or hurt by; admitting of no passage or entrance
S: impenetrable, resistant, proof against
A: porous, permeable, vulnerable
pergo floring is impervious
jeopardy
(n) danger
S: risk, hazard, peril
A: safety, security